Tempers Flare at Florida School Board Meetings Over Sexually Graphic Book Found in School Library-US News | The Epoch Times

BUNNELL, Florida—Tempers flared at a Nov. 16 Flagler County School Board workshop, followed by a contentious school board meeting where protests and public statements from both sides went on late into the night in an ongoing debate over a book and a criminal report. The Epoch Times had earlier reported that Flagler County School Board Member Jill Woolbright filed a criminal complaint over a sexually graphic book—found to exist in the media centers at three Flagler County schools—which she believes violates state obscenity laws. At the Nov. 16 workshop, Director of Teaching and Learning LaShakia Moore admitted several parents had “raised different concerns with some of the resources being used.” According to Moore, while current policy “does a great job of outlining steps” on what to do when any educational material is challenged, the district needs to “look at opportunities for updating this policy specifically to align with state statute.” …

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